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North West Museum of Road Transport

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Kids loved it

A great little place to take kids. Staff are kind and helpful and are happy to share their... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
ChristinaAlandJess57
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St Helens, United Kingdom
Very pleasantly surprised

Having no particular special interest in transport we were uncertain what we'd make of this museum... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Sarah J
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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“bus depot”(7 reviews)
“model railway”(5 reviews)
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51 Hall Street, St Helens WA10 1DU, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun trip out with 2 year old. Loved looking round and going inside all the buses. Fab cheap day out in the wet weather. Will return. Thanks to the friendly staff

Thank Renno72
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A great little place to take kids. Staff are kind and helpful and are happy to share their knowledge. It's a very interesting place to spend an hour.

Thank ChristinaAlandJess57
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Having no particular special interest in transport we were uncertain what we'd make of this museum. We found it very enjoyable and even better our toddler had a fantastic time too. She enjoyed climbing up to look on the different buses, playing with the toys...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This is a very good place to visit if you like transport particularly buses. It’s only open on a weekend, it’s situated in an old bus depot and there is a few cars but mostly buses, you are able to go on a lot of...More

Thank clokedavid
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Housed in a large glass roofed building; the oldest part of which, built in 1882, was the depot for St Helens' horse drawn trams (you can still see evidence of the original horse stalls). Extended over the years to accommodate steam trams; then trolley buses...More

Thank 2mercury
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit if you are interested in the past, old vehicles and the way life used to be. I don't go there as often as I would like to , but it never disappoints .especially If on a classic motorcycles or car...More

Thank steveb1948
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Why this place was ever built is beyond me, if you like staring in Windows that's all you,ll do at this place because it's never open I live quite near this place & only ever seen it open once to put something else in you,ll...More

3  Thank Gina G
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We took our grandchildren , age three and seven to the St Helens Transport Museum. They absolutely loved it. There were different types of double decker buses, single decker buses, cars , motorbikes and bicycles. Something for everyone. You can go aboard lots of the...More

Thank SueGr1
Reviewed 7 November 2017

... and if you do, there are some very rare vehicles to inspect, including of course many associated with the northwest - either the local operators or local manufacturers. Additionally, lots of smaller exhibits particularly models, brochures time tables and ticketing systems. information on exhibits...More

Thank iainho
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was surprised this place demanded money to get in. My friends and I didn't expect it to be so much. Also we didn't expect it to be mostly about buses with only scant attention paid to providing different types of transport. After 10 minutes...More

1  Thank Y2881GRfrank
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DMcMc001
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry, i was a visitor myself so i think contacting the museum directly would be your best option.
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